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CEMI sets sights on VOD research consortium

Valuable lessons were learned from a recently concluded ventilation-on-demand (VOD) study by the Sudbury-based Centre for Excellence in..

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Coleman Mine upgrades to AC-powered trucks

The Vale fleet of Kiruna haul trucks at Coleman Mine in Sudbury is transitioning to an AC electric system. Unlike the older DC-powered..

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Bestech acquires RopeInspector technology

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Rethinking how we mine

Editor’s note: The following is an edited version of a speech by Alex Henderson, general manager, mines and mill technology, North..

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Coleman Mine VOD system hailed as success

The successful deployment of a ventilation-on-demand system at Vale’s Coleman Mine in Sudbury is generating energy savings of up to 40..

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Airships, hoverbarges offer remote mine transit

Ice roads and railroads are still the preferred means of transportation for existing and proposed mines in Ontario’s swampy James Bay..

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Idling alternative cuts diesel consumption

An energy saving idea shared by Barrick Gold’s Hemlo operation at an Ontario Mining Association energy workshop in 2007 is paying off big..

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Major Drilling completes purchase of Bradley Group

The second biggest drilling company in the world just got a little bigger. Major Drilling of Moncton, New Brunswick, has acquired the..

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Mine Source Inc. launches online auction

Got a surplus jackleg you need to get rid of? How about a bulldozer you’re no longer using? Or maybe you’re in the market for a..

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Ducting manufacturer boosts production

Schauenburg Industries Ltd., a ventilation ducting manufacturer in North Bay, is on a roll. A wholly owned subsidiary of Germany’s..

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